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(Contributed by Mrs. N. E. Clement, Chatham, Va.) 

A List of Tithables and Lands Taken by George Jefferson 

(l) in Pittsylvania County and Cambden Parish for the year 

tithe land 

Levy Shockley. — 1 

Francis Kirby ._ _ 1 100 

Elisha Estis 1 260 

Jacob Hubbard 1 100 

JosiahKerbey 1 

William Young. 1 270 

John Kirby & Jesse Kirby ._ 2 135 

Daniel Collins 1 

Geo. Peak & Wm. Peak 2 100 

Charles Lucas & John Lucas 2 50 

David Kirby 1 100 

James Shockley.- 1 400 

John Kirby Jr 1 100 

John Peak (Pr. Edward County) 185 

Wm. Mullins & Wm. Mullins Jr. 2 100 

Robt Neilly — 1 178 

George Jefferson (Mecklenburg), John Davis, 

overseer, & negroes, to-wit: Sam, Chance, 

Pompey, Phillis, Patt & Lacy 7 8000 

William Terrell Mills & Thomas Hudson, 

Joseph Toler, John McLin Handy, Sam & 

Israel, negroes. 7 

(1.) George Jefferson was one of the Commission of Peace & Dedimurs 
appointed for Pittsylvania's first Court, held Friday 26th, June, 1767. 
Appointed Captain of Militia in 1768. 


Elizabeth Irwin (Bedford). John Carter, Ov 'sr & 

negroes Tom, Dick, Sam Estes, Lucy & Iris. 7 130 

Jeremiah Salesbtiry & negro Lacbey. 2 

John Smith & Henry Hains. 2 

William Justice 1 100 

John Lucas 100 

William Neffley.... 1 170 

Isham Hodges 1 160 

John Hodges. 1 

Robert Hodges 1 

Robert Frazier._ _ 1 

William Dillingham. 1 97 

Fredrick Rives & negro Phillis. 2 2500 

William Stegal 1 

John Glass & Stephen Thompson. 2 

Thomas Ramsey 200 

Fulker Fulkerson. 119 

Total 56 13644 

A List of Tithes &c taken by John Donelson (2) 1767. 

Francis Bucknall 1 

William Holder. 1 

Robert Martin.- 1 

Charles Rigney. 1 

Thomas Greenwoods List, Peter Brooks, Ov 'sr, 

negroes Duk, Sam, Matt & Judith. 5 260 

Hall Hudson & negro woman 2 650 

^ (to be continued) 

(2.) John Donelson one of the earliest settlers in this section, was 
appointed surveyor of Pittsylvania in 1767, which office he held till 
1779, when "John Wimbish, Abram Shelton, and Wm. Todd are ap- 
pointed to view and inspect the Records of John Donelson, Gent, late 
Surveyor of their County, and report to the Court the condition thereof." 
Nov. Court 1779. Nov. 1767 John Donelson took oath of Vestryman of 
Camden Parish — Member of House of Burgesses for Pittsylvania County 
in 1769-70-71-72-73-74. Wed 25, Sept. 1775, John Doneldon Esq. was 
appointed County Lieutenar*,. Served as Colonel in the Cherokee 
Expedition. In 1779 he emigrated to Tennessee. See V. Hist. Mag, 
Vol. 8, Page 13 — His daughter Rachel became the wife of President 
Andrew Jackson.